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Volunteer group saves woman and two cats from Florence floods

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir

September 16 at 4:06 PM ·

HELPING HAND: A volunteer group called Task Force 75 made up of mostly military veterans and first responders rescued a woman and two cats by boat from her home near Wilmington, North Carolina.

How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

September 21, 2018

CNN verifies Task Force 75 as a legitimate charity organization for hurricane relief.

Veteran volunteer group helps rescue animals after Florence

By Kristin Crawford | September 19, 2018 at 6:41 PM EST - Updated September 25 at 7:30 AM


Hurricane Florence: How to Help Those in Need

News 11:09 AM PDT, September 14, 2018 - Inside Edition Staff


How to Help Those Affected by Florence

By Karen Zraick

  • Sept. 15, 2018

One of the disaster-response organizations is Task Force 75, a volunteer group of veterans and others formed last year to help with rescues, first aid and humanitarian aid.


Here's How You Can Help Hurricane Florence Victims

posted by @PaulinaRoe - 

Sep 18, 2018

Here's how you can help the victims of Hurricane Florence!

If you want to help the victims of the flooding resulting from Hurricane Florence you can donate to Task Force 75.

This team of veterans has brought boats and supplies to Wilmington, North Carolina, to help with search and rescue operations for both people and animals, and is raising money in a verified GoFundMe campaign. Or you can donate to the Red Cross. 

Over 1,500 Red Cross disaster workers are already working in the relief efforts. The American Red Cross is currently taking donations to help those affected by Florence.


War veterans deploy themselves to help Puerto Rico relief

By Bill Weir and Rachel Clarke, CNN

Updated 10:22 AM EDT, Thu October 19, 2017

While in Puerto Rico, CNN Reporter Bill Weir interviewed Task Force 75 member Eric Carlson and fellow Veterans from Warfighter DRT. 

A quote from Bill Weir's Twitter post:

Bill Weir‏Verified account @BillWeirCNN Oct 19

"Eric Carlson and a few volunteer vets have fed 35,000 in borrowed trucks. If I was POTUS, I’d put him in charge."


Red Oak man joins hurricane rescue work

I didn’t want to sit at home and watch and do nothing

By Nick Johansen

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 7:03

The RED OAK EXPRESS did a piece on hometown Army Ranger Veteran Michael Luna as he aided the people of Texas during hurricane "Harvey" as a member of Task Force 75.

Veterans on Patrol at Windsor Park helping with clean-up

  • Sep 12, 2017

Task Force 75 member Eric Carlson was interviewed by The Brunswick News as they assisted in the response to hurricane "Irma" in Georgia before moving to assist in the Florida Keys.
During our time in Georgia we worked with our friends of Veterans On Patrol.
Seen in the video are two dogs that we reunited with their owner after proper vetting by TF/75.

Hurricane Laura destroys, but volunteers rally to help Lake Charles survive

Volunteers from La. and Tex. rush to feed Cat. 4 storm’s survivors

Task Force 75 deployed to Lake Charles, LA. during hurricane "Laura" and assisted in route clearing operations in accordance with Calcasieu Parish Emergency Operations Center orders.  A reporter from the Louisiana Illuminator joined the team for some work in the 100 degree plus heat index.
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